Program

Also in 2021 we will again offer you an exclusive program with highlights of the year from the car body industry. Experts in vehicle construction, development and industry will present the latest facts and trends to the trade public.

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Sep 2021

#TitleSpeaker(s)Time
1 Welcome and Introduction Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Eckstein
Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika), RWTH Aachen University
09:00 am
2keynote The EU Project OSCCAR – Virtual Testing for Assessment of Occupant Protection in Novel Interiors Prof. Dr. Steffen Peldschus
Biomechanics and Accident Analysis - LMU München
09:30 am

3keynote The Future of Design is Experience Design Kevin Rice
Pininfarina SpA
10:00 am
4 The New Opel Vivaro-e/Zafira-e Life Dr. Boris Kuenkler, Dr. Johannes Siegmann
Opel Automobile GmbH
10:30 am
5 Coffee break 11:10 am
6 The BMW iX – New Concepts for Innovation in Monolithik Styling Peter Telgenbrok, Stefan Zwolsky
BMW AG
11:40 am
7 Body in White of Porsche Taycan Cross Utility Vehicle Kai Zielke, Serhat Dirik
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
12:20 pm
8  Lunch break   13:00 pm
9 Challenges in the Technical Validation of the MEB Platform Dr. Frederic Flüggen, Dennis Wegner
Volkswagen AG
14:00 pm
10 CAE Materials at NIO for Safety and Durability Simulations Dr. Richard Burrows
NIO Performance Engineering
14:40 pm
11 Coffee break   15:20 pm
12 Changan EDAO ET – Composite Intensive Multi-Material Body in White Structure Zheren Wang
Forward Engineering
Haibo Chen
Changan Automobile Co., Ltd.

15:50 pm

13 Evening Event and Networking  

19:30 pm

22

Sep 2021

#TitleSpeaker(s)Time
1 The Battery Housing – System Lighweighting by a Focused Usage of Cast Components and its Contribution to C02 Reduction Dr. Christoph Viechtbauer, Udo Kreutzarek, Richard Franzmann
Nemak
09:00 am
2 Steel Solutions for Affordable Weight Reduction Erik Hilfrich
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG
09:30 am
3 High-Strength Aluminium Applications for a Battery Electric SUV – An Alumobility Project Prof. Mark White
Alumobility
Jean-Philippe Masse, PhD
Constellium
Dr.-Ing. Thorolf Schulte
Novelis
10:10 am
4 Coffee break   10:45 am
5 Baosteel Car Body – Designed for Electric Vehicles Dr. Luo Aihui
Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (Baosteel)
11:15 am
6 Design for Automation – Challenges in future overall vehicle layout exemplified by the UNCARagil Shuttle Torben Böddeker M.Sc., Dipl.-Ing. Jan Ludwig
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge (ika), RWTH Aachen University
11:50 am
7 Lunch break   12:25 pm
8 Contribution of High Performance Materials for a Sustainable Mobility Stefan Lindner
Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH
13:25 pm
9 High Performance SMC-Composites – Structural and Functional Benefits for Battery Enclosures Dr. Leif Ickert
Evonik
Philipp Taschner
Vestaro GmbH
14:00 pm
10 Innovative Door Concept for Vehicles without B-Pillar Dr. Jörn Tölle
BENTELER Automotive
14:35 pm
11 Multi Part Integration Approach for Body Structure Using Breakthrough Laser Welded Blanks Solutions Dr. Joel Wilsius
ArcelorMittal
Jessé Paegle
ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks
15:10 pm
12 Summary 15:45 pm

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Speakers

[Foto: Aihui]Dr. Luo Aihui
Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.
(Baosteel)

[Foto: Böddeker]Torben Böddeker
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge (ika),
RWTH Aachen University
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[Foto: Burrows]Dr. Richard Burrows
NIO Performance Engineering

[Foto: Eckstein]Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Eckstein
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge (ika),
RWTH Aachen University
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[Foto: Franzmann]Richard Franzman
Nemak
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[Foto: Hilfrich]Erik Hilfrich
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG

[Foto: Ickert]Dr. Leif Ickert
Evonik
Xing
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[Foto: Kreutzarek]Udo Kreutzarek
Nemak
Xing
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[Foto: Künkler]Dr. Boris Künkler
Opel Automobile GmbH
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[Foto: Lindner]Stefan Lindner
Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH
Xing
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[Foto: Ludwig]Jan Ludwig
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge (ika),
RWTH Aachen University

[Foto: Masse]Jean-Philippe Masse, PhD
Constellium
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[Foto: Paegle]Jessé Paegle
ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks
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[Foto: Rice]Kevin Rice
Pininfarina SpA
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[Foto: Schulte]Dr. Thorolf Schulte
Novelis
Xing
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[Foto: Siegmann]Dr. Johannes Siegmann
Opel Automobile GmbH
Xing
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[Foto: Taschner]Philipp Taschner
Vestaro GmbH
Xing
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[Foto: Peter Telgenbrok]Peter Telgenbrok
BMW AG
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[Foto: Viechtbauer]Dr. Christoph Viechtbauer
Nemak
Xing
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[Foto: Wang]Zheren Wang
Forward Engineering

[Foto: Wilsius]Dr. Joel Wilsius
ArcelorMittal
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[Foto: Zwolsky]Stefan Zwolsky
BMW AG
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